Job Description :

Position: SQL DBA
Location: Clifton Forge, VA

Experience: 8+ years
Duration: Long Term Contract


Job Description:
The Senior SQL Server DBA is expected to take on full and proactive ownership of the SQL Servers in a virtual environment. This includes development, UAT and production. The DBA is expected to work closely with members of the operations team to provide support and troubleshooting.
Primary responsibilities include:

• Plan and migrate SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2019
• Maintain development, UAT and production environments
• Monitor systems and proactively manage and maintain configurations to ensure performance, availability, and stability
• Perform query optimization, performance tuning, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler, Query Store, and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools
• Develop/Perform backups, restores and disaster recovery plans
• Ensure High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) for SQL Server
• Document and implement changes to databases via proper Change Management methodology
• Perform physical and logical database administration functions as required
• Ensure integrity of all database components, e.g., Table definitions, structure definitions, statistic and indexes status etc.
• Perform MS Service Pack patching procedures
• Provide database assistance and problem support to application developers, business analysts, and quality assurance personnel

• Minimum of 8 years of SQL Server database administration in a production environment
• Minimum of 4 years of index tuning experience
• Strong communication, decision making and interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational and time management skill.
• Able to work under pressure and take responsibility during situation management
• SQL Server Reporting Services; SQL Server Integration Services
• Troubleshooting SQL Server database issues
• Ability to write complex T-SQL scripts
• Technically enthusiastic and a willingness to learn attitude.

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